Cooktown 1 & 3 Day Tours - Down Under Tours Australia


Operating May to November

1 day fly drive & 3 Day 2 Night experiences

Operated by our experienced partner Adventure North Australia, take the exciting journey to Cooktown; one of Australia’s frontier towns. With an extensive history dating back to Captain Cook in 1770 and even further with the local Indigenous people, Cooktown is must do for everyone interested in history, botany and culture.

Between Cairns and Cooktown lies the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest along the coast, as well as a unique Outback terrain that borders it inland. Choose between our 1 or 3-day tour options to immerse yourself in the history of Cooktown and the unique environments that surround.

Our experienced local driver-guides are passionate about sharing their extensive knowledge of the region with our passengers from around the world, making your experience even more memorable.

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3 Day Cape Tribulation & Cooktown Wanderer


For those who want more free time to immerse yourself in the experience, our 3 day tour is for you. Travel north from Cairns and enjoy a Daintree River Cruise and walk on Cape Tribulation beach before your journey up the 4WD only Bloomfield Track to Cooktown via the Lions Den Hotel. Spend 2 nights in Cooktown and you will also visit a number of historic attractions. Travel back to Cairns on Day 3 via the Outback Mulligan Highway.




Scenic Cooktown & Outback

1 Day (Fly/Drive)

Enjoy a scenic morning flight over the picturesque Daintree Rainforest to Cooktown. Meet your driver-guide and visit Grassy Hill Lookout and discover the historic foreshore before visiting the Heritage listed Cemetery, James Cook Museum and the Cooktown Botanic Gardens (est. 1875). Journey home via the Mulligan Highway where you will see iconic savannah outback land.